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Dorothy MacKay Quynn Collection

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Identifier: DC042
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, research material, printed material, and photographs relevant to her research about Peter Stuart Ney. The correspondence includes letters about her research and publication thereof. There are two manuscripts, "The Two Graves of Marshal Ney" and "Ney's Attempt to Escape." The research material includes photostats and typescripts of original documents. The Printed Material- Articles contains the following published by Quynn: French Libraries...

Edward William Phifer Collection

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Identifier: DC0224s
Scope and Contents The collection contains no original material, only photocopies. There is a letter written in 1964 about the campaign for governor, three travel diaries, addresses on local history, reviews of his published works, and copies of his writing. Additional copies are on file in the Davidsoniana room.

E.L. Baxter Davidson Collection

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Identifier: DC044
Scope and Contents The collection contains biographical and family information, correspondence, notebooks, printed material, business information, memorabilia, photographs, and information pertaining to Mr. Davidson's bequest to Davidson College. The biographical information includes a grade report from Finley High School in Lenoir, NC, biographies of Mr. Davidson, and information about his family history. The correspondence contains both personal and business information from family members, from Davidson...

George Wilson McPhail Collection

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Identifier: DC061
Scope and Contents The files contain a copy of McPhail's Inaugural Address to the trustees of Davidson College upon receiving the office of presidency, handwritten copies of his lectures on religious topics, several miscellaneous papers, a handwritten copy of his prayer book with prayers for each hour of the day, and two folders full of handwritten copies of his sermons. McPhail had several of his sermons bound and put into volumes. His "Sermons on Important Topics" Volume I-II, VII-VIII, and X-XI were placed in...

Howard T. Wall, Jr. Memoir

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Identifier: DC0292s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a bound typescript of Wall's memoir "A Minister in the South During a Time of Social Change, 1959-2001."

James Dickson McLean Biography

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Identifier: DC0273s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a printed biography of McLean written by James Dickson McLean, III. The biography is titled: James Dickson McLean, First Lieutenant Confederate States Army, Commanding tow guns of Starr's Battery Company B 13th Battalion, North Carolina Light Artillery.

James Edward Smoot Collection

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Identifier: DC041
Scope and Contents The collection contains both incoming and outgoing correspondence, original manuscripts and documentation for his book and the supplemental edition, information about cotton manufacturing in Cabarrus County, NC, research material and notes, printed material and newspaper articles, and photographs. The incoming correspondence is arranged alphabetically by writer, except for a few instances where it is arranged alphabetically by subject. The outgoing correspondence is arranged alphabetically by...

Jim Junot - Cornwell Collection

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Identifier: DC064
Scope and Contents The files contain information on the life of Patricia Cornwell from 1974 until the present. Most of the information is newspaper articles collected by Jim Junot. There also are copies of transcripts of talks and interviews by Patricia Cornwell and copies of her writings for the Charlotte Observer and while a student at Davidson College. The oversize materials include signed publicity posters for Postmortem and a bulletin board created by Cornwell for the Davidson College English Department in...

Joseph Langley Papers

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Identifier: DC0302s
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two posters: one of a newspaper article documenting his participation in an AIDS project in Avignon, France and the other is for his band, Joe Langley and the Black Cats.

Porter Paisley Vinson, M.D. Papers

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Identifier: DC0255s
Scope and Contents These papers consist of a typescript of anecdotes written by Dr. Vinson in 1953 relaying his experiences as a student, at a tuberculosis sanitarium in New York state, at Montreal General Hospital, with the medical corps in Italy during World War I, and reminiscences of colleagues at the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Vinson titled the typescript, "Doctors I Have Known."